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The Public Security Police detained a 35-year-old man in Funchal for the crime of drug trafficking, said the PSP Regional Command this morning.

The detention occurred following a police action promoted by the Criminal Investigation Station of the Police Division of Funchal in one of the arteries of the city, having been possible to seize 8,041 doses of heroin and 750 euros in cash. The citizen in question was present at the Judicial Court of the District of Funchal and the measure of coercion of preventive custody was applied.

The PSP Criminal Investigation Station is pursuing investigations related to this case. PSP also recalled that last week was marked by several operations to combat drug trafficking, with the arrest of five people, as well as the seizure of 9,840 individual doses of hashish and 50 doses of cocaine.